Tag: "reduce" at biology news
Innovative subsea separation technology wins 2007 EUREKA environmental award
...too, as several European countries are striving to reduce
such oil discharges. Moreover, with an ability to handle water and sand more efficiently, this separator will contribute to extending the life of oilfields and to making better use of invested material and capital. ...
Fever after smallpox vaccination tied to individual genetic variations
...ven more acceptable by discovering ways to further reduce
the chance of adverse events, including minor ones...ys to identify people at risk and medicate them to reduce
the possibility of fever, we might be able to reduce
the incidence of seizures. ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 13, 2007
... of the urinary bladder Protein-enriched milk may reduce
need for antibiotics in animal feed Crude oil con...FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Protein-enriched milk may reduce
need for antibiotics in animal feed Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry The search for w...
Researchers discover 'acquired' DNA key to certain bacterial infection
...ad to interventions that can prevent, or at least, reduce
the chance of infections, though Bermudez cautioned that it is early in the process. We still dont know what most of the individual genes do, he said, and none of the DNA sequences match those in known databases. The researchers did discover that...
Recycling is not enough -- we need to consume less
...en shown to be a better way to encourage people to reduce
their consumption,' the report says. Ben Shaw, S...tion and household waste charges have been used to reduce
landfill. However, even the toughest penalties have not been enough to prevent a significant accu...
JCI table of contents: June 14, 2007
... suggesting that Ezetimibe treatment in humans may reduce
plasma cholesterol levels by inhibiting NPC1L1 in both intestine and liver and that liver NPC1L1 may have evolved to help protect the body from excessive changes in cholesterol levels. TITLE: Hepatic Niemann-Pick C1-like 1 regulates biliary cholest...
Human activities increasing carbon sequestration in forests
...m to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reduce
concerns about the greenhouse effect and global warming. ...
Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming
...e climate.'' Carbon capture has the potential to reduce
more than 90 percent of an individual plant's carbon emissions, said Lynn Orr, director of GCEP and professor of energy resources engineering. Stationary facilities that burn fossil fuels-such as power plants or cement factories-would be candidates f...
Salvage logging, replanting increased biscuit fire severity
...forest fire, along with replanting new trees, will reduce
future fire severity, said Jonathan Thompson, a do...onifer forests. Managers may have few options to reduce
the risk of future high severity fire within areas that have experienced recent severe burns. Typi...
Woods Hole Research Center scientists study impacts of industrial logging in Central Africa
...s to help manage their forests, and in the process reduce
biodiversity loss and carbon emissions from deforestation. Dr. Laporte is a biologist whose research centers on the applications of satellite imagery to tropical forest ecosystems, including vegetation mapping, land-use change, and deforestation ca...
Boosting key milk nutrients may protect against cancer
... Increasing intake of calcium and vitamin D could reduce
the risk for cancer in women by at least 60 percen...lusions, suggesting that calcium and vitamin D may reduce
the risk for breast cancer in premenopausal women and colon cancer in older women. (6), (7)Together,...
Hormone that signals fullness also curbs fast food consumption and tendency to binge eat
...d to produce a feeling of fullness when eating and reduce
body weight, also may help curb binge eating and t...possible to help people control how much they eat, reduce
binge eating and resist the drive to overeat even while living in todays environment where access to...
Energy and Agriculture Departments provide $8.3 million in funding for biofuels research
...Bodman said. To help meet President Bush's goal to reduce
gasoline consumption by 20 percent in ten years, r...tfolio that will help meet President Bushs goal to reduce
gasoline consumption by 20 percent in ten years. The awards will be made through the Office of Biolo...
Studies to find better ways to preserve human eggs, ovarian tissue under way
...hours outside the body without preservation would reduce
the cost and logistical issues of coordinating donor eggs. The long-term goal is organ banking, says Dr. Song, because even though there are insufficient numbers of donors for those on transplant lists today, another piece of the puzzle is developi...
Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops
...ia. This is the mechanism by which these chemicals reduce
symbiosis and nitrogen fixation." Fox began the project as a doctoral student with John A. McLachlan, director of the Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane University. She is working at the University of Oregon as a National Institutes of ...
Organic Food Miles take toll on environment
... opposed to Canada or the United States. To help reduce
greenhouse gases, Burtt recommends that shoppers switch to buying locally produced food at grocery stores or farmers markets when possible, and that any future government policy on the environment should consider the reduction of CO2 emissions associ...
University of Pittsburgh scientists find new contributor to aggressive cancers
...7 levels in tumor cells in vivo, we may be able to reduce
the risk of them spreading to other sites, which would be a significant achievement in cancer therapy, explained Dr. Luo....
New algorithms classify outcomes of nonsmall cell lung cancer patients
...in] signature to identify high-risk patients could reduce
rates of both overtreatment and undertreatment and improve survival for NSCLC patients, the authors write....
Nitrate in Lake Superior: On the rise
...e people to harmful levels. Too much nitrate can reduce
blood levels of oxygen, which poses a risk to infants and children or adults with lung or cardiovascular disease. Consuming excess nitrate over long periods of time is also suspected of causing cancer. A compound made from nitrogen and oxygen, nitr...
Washington University in St. Louis to invest $55 million for renewable energy research
...ide accumulation, improve combustion processes and reduce
emissions. I-CARES will operate under the direction of Himadri B. Pakrasi, Ph.D., the George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, and professor of energy in the School of Engineering. I-CARES will be a part of...
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